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4 Winter 2023

Waikato west coast road trip

Greg Lokes

We headed to Raglan along some back country roads. We lunched in Raglan and then headed out to Manu Bay to see some surfing action followed by a quick visit to the spectacular Te Toto/Raglan Gorge.


Looking down on the Ruapuke Beach school campground

From there we headed along Whaanga Rd to Ruapuke Beach where we overnighted at the fantastic old school camping ground.


Ruapuke Beach

Whaanga Rd was not too difficult to negotiate in our 6m campervan, if you’re comfortable with the potholes and corrugations on the drive from Manu Bay to Raglan Gorge then you should be fine with the rest of it.


Ruapuke Beach

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PHOTOS: ©2023 Greg Lokes


23/09/23

Whaanga Rd was not too difficult to negotiate in our 6m campervan.

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